Meagan A. Lopez

Meagan A. Lopez

Associate
Location:
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Phone:
505-633-8381
Fax:
505-268-7027
Email:

Ms. Lopez received her Juris Doctorate Degree from the University of New Mexico School of Law in December 2013. During her time in law school, Ms. Lopez focused her legal education on family law and domestic violence by assisting victims of domestic violence navigate the legal system and by working with a variety of entities, including CASA, Pegasus Legal Services for Children, Law Office of the Public Defender Juvenile Division, and the Department of Justice.  Ms. Lopez joined Wolf & Fox, P.C. in 2015 and practices all aspects of family law, child support, custody, visitation and adoption.  Ms. Lopez is well trained in these areas of law and passionate about the representation of her clients.  Ms. Lopez emphasizes the need to treat her clients with the utmost compassion while at the same time taking the right steps to get matters resolved quickly and correctly.  She believes in giving her clients support and guidance every step of the way.

Ms. Lopez understands that what happens in her clients' divorce will impact  her clients and their families in the future.  As a result, Ms. Lopez is dedicated to developing custody and timesharing arrangements that are not only workable for the parties, but are in the best interests of the children.  Ms. Lopez also ensures that all community property and debts are disclosed, that assets are property valued, and the division of community property, debts, real estate and business ownerships are fair and best for her clients.  She is skilled in both pursuing and defending against claims for spousal support and in ensuring that the proper amount of child support is calculated.

Ms. Lopez also helps clients all over New Mexico establish permanent parent-child relationships by representing them through the adoption process.

In addition to being licensed to practice law before the Courts within the State of New Mexico, Ms. Lopez is also a member of the Navajo Nation Bar where she assists litigants in the Navajo Nation Tribal Court in a wide variety of legal disputes.

Year Joined Firm

  • 2015

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Custody and Visitation
  • Child Support
  • Adoption

Bar Admissions

  • New Mexico, 2014
  • Navajo Nation, 2016

Education

  • University of New Mexico School of Law, Albuquerque, New Mexico
    • Juris Doctorate - 2013
  • Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona
    • B.S. - 2008
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Major: Public Management

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New Mexico State Bar Association, Member
  • Albuquerque Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

  • CASA, Extemships
  • Pegasus Legal Services for Children, Extemships
  • Law Office of the Public Defender Juvenile Division, Extemships
  • Elim House
  • Scott & Kienzle, P.A., Associate Attorney, 2014 - 2015
  • Law Offices of Amy Sirignano, Law Clerk, 2013 - 2014

Pro Bono Activities

  • Peter Johnstone Settlement Day - Volunteer Settlement Facilitator